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  • “Minos,” 317 C; to men orthon nomos esti basilikos.

    Oeconomicus

  • There is a Greek proverb, [Greek: skambon xylon oudepot orthon]: "You cannot make a crooked stick straight."

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

  • 171 Reading orthion, or if orthon, transl. “straight on.”

    On Hunting

  • * monon orthon esti ton zoon ho anthropos: [2255] 1

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • But the introduction to the Philosophoumena proves that Hippolytus himself was at one with his opponent in supposing that the bishops, as successors of the Apostles, had received the attributes of the latter: [Greek: Tas haireseis heteros ouk elegxei, ê to en ekklêsia paradothen hagion pneuma, ou tuchontes proteroi hoi apostoloi metedosan tois orthôs pepisteukosin hôn hêmeis diadochoi tugchanontes tês te autês charitos metechontes archierateias te kai didaskalias kai phrouroi tês ekklêsias lelogismenoi ouk ophthalmô nustazomen, oude logon orthon siôpômen, k.t.l.]

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

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  • Really. I mean, I possess a body.

    Okay, it's only one, but minor demon or no, the creature has to have something else going for it.

    June 11, 2008

  • Not a particularly original demon. Can't he even speak of things to come?

    June 10, 2008

  • A minor demon known for posession of bodies. (From Weird Encyclopedia) Also known as Sybacco.

    June 10, 2008